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Wisconsin State Capitol Interior — Quarters of the Historical Society

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DESCRIPTION

Librarian Daniel S. Durrie seated in the two-story high gallery that the Historical Society occupied in the old South Wing of the Wisconsin State Capitol from 1866 until 1883. In addition to this room, the Society also filled the entire second floor of the South Wing — the same floor with the Senate and the Assembly. Dating to approximately 1880, this photograph is one of a very few that document the early appearance of the Third Capitol. Of note is the patterned carpet and table. The photograph also documents the prominent role of the Society's painting and art collection.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 23291

Creation Date: 1880 ca.

Creator Name: Jones, N. P.

City: Madison

County: Dane

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: State Historical Society of Wisconsin : Photographs, 1880-1993, 1998, 2000

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 5072

Original Dimensions: 3 x 3 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

See also Image ID: 23288 for another view of this gallery.

SUBJECTS

Architecture

Art exhibitions

Arts

Beards

Books

Clothing and dress

Dwellings

Furniture

Indoor photography

Information services

Intellectual life

Librarians

Libraries

Men

Painting

Persons

Sculpture

Seating (Furniture)

Wisconsin State Capitol

Work

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Reference Details

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